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1. sword

noun. ['ˈsɔrd'] a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.

Synonyms

  • saber
  • forte
  • backsword
  • peak
  • cutlas
  • tuck
  • foible
  • arm
  • fencing sword
  • blade
  • falchion
  • hilt
  • rapier
  • weapon system
  • cutlass
  • tip
  • broadsword
  • brand
  • sabre
  • weapon
  • cavalry sword
  • haft
  • helve
  • steel

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • sword (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sword

  • unexplored
  • underscored
  • prerecord
  • untoward
  • mountford
  • montford
  • explored
  • restored
  • outscored
  • implored
  • deplored
  • axford
  • verwoerd
  • shavord
  • reward
  • revord
  • record
  • reboard
  • mccord
  • mainord
  • laborde
  • ignored
  • dubord
  • deborde
  • debord
  • beauford
  • alvord
  • abhorred
  • sward
  • stored

Example sentences of the word sword


1. Noun, singular or mass
Paint the sword with craft paint and allow it to dry.

Quotes containing the word sword


1. ... a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
- George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

2. So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.
- Gordon W. Allport

3. War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

2. sword-cut

noun. a scar from a cut made by a sword.

Synonyms

  • cicatrix
  • scar

3. sword-shaped

adjective. shaped like a sword blade.

Synonyms

  • swordlike
  • simple
  • bladelike
  • unsubdivided

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex
  • difficult
  • simplicity
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